Protecting your School network
April 15 2021
Isn’t it sad that we are living in an age where cyber criminals have become part of our everyday life. We receive spoofed emails and text messages, we get ”Potential Fraud” alerts on our phone. It is evident that one of our most valuable assets is our data.
Malware discovered on laptops provided by government
January 22 2021
It has been brought to our attention that Malware has been found on school laptops given out by government. What is the latest? Teachers have reported suspicious files and the Department for Educa...
Schools and Ransomware in 2019 - Guest webinar from Redstor
September 24 2019
To inform proactive ICT planning for the 2019/20 academic year, and following our previous guidance on schools and ransomware, this is a blog and accompanying webinar from our expert Online Backup p...
Advice for schools on the Ransomware crisis
May 15 2017
Following the recent NHS Ransomware crisis, as well as many other organisations being impacted, we feel it is important to send out an update on this subject. As covered in our previous blogs, ther...
Ransomware latest - Schools targetted by fraudulent calls
January 10 2017
According to the police, "fraudsters are posing as government officials in order to trick people into installing ransomware which encrypts files on victims’ computers." Further to our previous adv...
Latest advice for schools on ransomware
December 19 2016
Ransomware is an aggressive form of computer virus that targets your server, encrypts files and then demands a ransom for their release. The technology driving ransomware - such as the CryptoLocker ...
Top 10 tips to protect your school from computer viruses
August 24 2016
Virus detection & prevention can be difficult to manage for busy schools with multiple users across site. We've provided some top tips to help you to combat the increasing number of virtual threa...